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    COVID-19: Nagaland records 98 new cases

    Nagaland on Wednesday recorded 98 new cases, taking the state's tally to 8824. Of the new cases, 71 were reported from Dimapur, 13 from Kohima, 5 from Mon, 3 each from Tuensang and Mokokchung and 1 each from Kiphire, Wokha and Zunheboto. It may be mentioned here that of all the reported cases, 3,843 are armed forces/ police personnel, 2,906 cases are traced contacts, 1,642 are returnees, and 433 are...

    • 14 min ago
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    COVID-19: Mizoram reports 49 new cases

    The COVID-19 cases in Mizoram rose to 2656 on Thursday morning as 49 new cases were reported from various COVID-19 testing centres of the state. Of the new cases, 36 were confirmed through RT-PCR test, 11 were confirmed through RAgT and 2 were confirmed in TruNat test. Meanwhile, the state now has 417 active cases and 2238 patients have been already discharged from the hospitals and 1 person has succumbed...

    • 36 min ago
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    Assam: Three poachers arrested; leopard skin recovered

    In a successful operation against poachers, the police arrested three dreaded poachers and recovered leopard skin and bones from their possession. The three poachers have been identified as Yudhisthis Tatai, Subhash Mirdha and Bullet Munda alias Babu. The arrest was made from near Bihpukhuri under Gingia Police Station in Biswanath district. It has been suspected that the leopard was hunted...

    • 46 min ago
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    Assam: AMCH doctor working without salary for 89 days

    The doctors of Assam have been doing their duty relentlessly after COVID-19 pandemic hit the state. Some of the doctors are giving their hundred per cent to save one life and several doctors have even succumbed to COVID-19 too while carrying out their duties. But it has come to light that some doctors are working without salary for days during this crisis time. Pratyush Mahanta, a doctor of...

    • 59 min ago
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    COVID-19: Locals without travel history test positive in Manipur

    A total of 198 local residents without any significant travel history tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in Manipur. Among the new patients, 101 are females from the general population and seven patients were personnel from the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). The new COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed at 23 testing facilities in the state. They are reported...

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    Arunachal home minister bats for holistic approach for all-round development

    Arunachal Pradesh home and rural development minister Bamang Felix on Wednesday called for a holistic approach to bring about all-round development in the Kurung Kumey and Kra Daadi districts. The minister was speaking at a meeting convened to review the progress of construction work on the Joram-Koloriang Trans Arunachal Highway (TAH) at Palin, the headquarters of Kra...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    Folk singer molested in Tripura; video goes viral

    A person has been arrested by Tripura Police on charges of molesting a female folk singer after a video, where a group of youths is seen molesting the artiste, went viral on social media. The police, after drawing flak, have taken a suo-moto case on the basis of the viral video. Meanwhile, an FIR has also been filed by the victim girl. The incident took place in Agartala. The victim, who is a...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Concern over surge in Covid19 cases in Nagaland

    The Nagaland health and family department on Wednesday expressed concern over the surge in Covid19 positive cases in the state, particularly in Kohima and Dimapur. In a press briefing in Kohima on the Covid19 situation in the state, health and family department principal director Dr Vizolie Suokhrie said the number of positive cases was stable till August. However, towards the end of September and...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Meghalaya government reduces rates of COVID19 tests

    The Meghalaya government has reduced the rates of various COVID19 tests to make the tests affordable for the people. An order has been issued on Wednesday by the commissioner and secretary to the health & family welfare, Sampath Kumar in this regard. Kumar said in continuation of the 'Policy of Paid Testing' and in view of the need to make COVID19 tests affordable to the...

    • 8 hrs ago
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    Covid19 pandemic management in Arunachal casual, says APCC chief

    The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has slammed the state government and the health department's "lackluster" attitude in dealing with the Covid19 pandemic. Addressing media persons at the Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in Itanagar on Wednesday, APCC president Nabam Tuki said the BJP-led government has failed to control the spread of Covid19 virus in the state. Tuki...

    • 8 hrs ago